✨Dairy-free Fig Smoothie✨
Contains: 3 chopped dried figs, @innocent almond milk (tried it for the first time it’s yummy), sprinkle of cinnamon, and spoonful of coconut almond butter by @pipandnut.
Health benefits of dried figs:
🌈 Rich in vital vitamins and minerals: Vitamins A, B1 and B2, manganese and potassium, magnesium, copper, iron, and phosphorus. The high level of potassium and low level of sodium gives relief to people with hypertension.
🌈 High calcium levels present in figs promote bone health.
🌈 Boosts immunity with high mucilage content helps to heal and protect sore throats.
🌈 They remove harmful oestrogen from the body as excess can lead to menopausal problems, ovarian, breast and uterine cancer, weight gain and mood swings.
🌈 Antioxidants: contain a type of antioxidant called phenol which helps in reducing the risk of heart diseases and various types of cancer.
🌈 Acts as a digestive aid: contain beta-carotene as well as benzaldehyde (anti-cancer compound), flavonoids and a digestive enzyme called ficin. And they contain fibre, which helps in keeping you full for longer periods of time and relieves constipation.